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Adding a Climate Lens to Academic Emergency Medicine

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Climate Change and Health Interest Group and Wilderness Medicine Interest Group Sponsored

Description

An interactive morning session will provide an overview on climate and health, highlight implications for disaster preparedness, and discuss current educational initiatives. Guided by a structured list of resources and literature, participants will create their ideal emergency department as it relates to climate change. Considerations will include resiliency to climate-intensified events and practice implications. In the afternoon session, panelists will share advocacy tips and small group sessions will cover a spectrum of topics: health impacts, vulnerable groups, environmental sustainability, etc.